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KRS-OneAKA Lawrence Krisna Parker

Born: 20-Aug-1965
Birthplace: Bronx, NY

Gender: Male
Religion: Hindu [1]
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Rapper

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Father figure for hip-hop

Hip-hop artist who started Boogie Down Productions label. His name stands for "Knowledge Reigns Supreme - Over Nearly Everything". Founded the Temple of Hip-Hop, a hip-hop preservation society that promotes peace. In 1991, he rapped about the shoddy quality of commercial radio in the United States with R.E.M. in Radio Song.

[1] Hare Krishna.

Father: Sheffield Brown
Father: Parker (stepfather)
Mother: Jacqueline Jones
Brother: Kenny Parker
Sister: (b. 1975, half sister)
Wife: Ms Melodie (rapper, m. Jul-1987, div. 1992)

    Boogie Down Productions (1986-92)
    Temple of Hip-Hop Founder

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